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Washtenaw Prosecutor: Attacks On Reproductive Freedom Initiative Are 'Simply False'

08/23/22 10:53 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Washtenaw Prosecutor: Attacks On Reproductive Freedom Initiative Are 'Simply False'
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/22/22) (LANSING) – Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit says the argument that the Reproductive Freedom for All ballot initiative opens the door for unrestricted and non-regulated abortion access "is simply false" and "flatly contradicted" by the proposal's text.

Abortion Dominates Discussion Among 1,029 Democratic Delegates At Convention

08/22/22 01:32 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Abortion Dominates Discussion Among 1,029 Democratic Delegates At Convention
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/19/22) (LANSING) – Attendees of the 2022 Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) nominating convention came with the fire in their belly around the dubious state of abortion in Michigan, with pews of sign-holders chanting reproductive freedom demands.

The Case For The Legislature To Take Up Modest Abortion Proposal

08/10/22 04:09 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
The Case For The Legislature To Take Up Modest Abortion Proposal
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/09/2022) Quiet conversations are beginning in Republican circles about the possibility of the House and Senate taking up a modest abortion proposal to defuse the arguably expansive Reproductive Freedom For All ballot proposal.

Prosecutors Want Governor On Stand In Suit Challenging Abortion Law

08/09/22 11:36 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Prosecutors Want Governor On Stand In Suit Challenging Abortion Law
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/08/2022) An attorney representing prosecutors being sued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer has subpoenaed the Governor to testify at an Aug. 17 hearing in Oakland County.

Prosecutors Blocked From Enforcing Abortion Ban

08/02/22 02:17 PM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Prosecutors Blocked From Enforcing Abortion Ban
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/01/2022) An Oakland County judge temporarily blocked eight Michigan prosecutors from enforcing the state's 1931 abortion ban – hours after a higher court said they could.
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